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Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

QCEW First Quarter 2020 Response Rates

QCEW response rates are presented for establishments (1), employment, and total quarterly wages as first published. They are not updated with subsequent revisions to the data.

QCEW Response Rates for Establishments (1), Employment, and Total Wages (as first published)
AREA First Quarter
Establishments
March
Employment
First Quarter
Total Wages
2019 2020 Difference 2019 2020 Difference 2019 2020 Difference

United States (2)

92.0% 90.8% -1.2% 97.6% 96.8% -0.8% 97.9% 97.6% -0.3%

Alabama

88.4% 90.8% 2.4% 97.9% 97.7% -0.2% 98.5% 97.7% -0.8%

Alaska

96.5% 96.8% 0.3% 95.1% 94.8% -0.3% 89.5% 91.2% 1.7%

Arizona

91.8% 90.3% -1.5% 97.1% 97.1% 0.0% 98.3% 98.5% 0.2%

Arkansas

89.4% 88.3% -1.1% 97.9% 98.0% 0.1% 98.0% 98.4% 0.4%

California

95.3% 94.8% -0.5% 98.9% 98.5% -0.4% 99.2% 99.3% 0.1%

Colorado

93.1% 91.8% -1.3% 95.9% 96.6% 0.7% 96.1% 97.8% 1.7%

Connecticut

92.3% 91.3% -1.0% 95.4% 93.5% -1.9% 91.3% 91.9% 0.6%

Delaware

88.2% 84.2% -4.0% 96.1% 87.5% -8.6% 95.4% 90.1% -5.3%

District of Columbia

81.7% 81.1% -0.6% 97.4% 93.1% -4.3% 98.9% 96.7% -2.2%

Florida

91.4% 89.4% -2.0% 98.4% 96.3% -2.1% 98.6% 97.3% -1.3%

Georgia

90.5% 78.2% -12.3% 98.1% 92.0% -6.1% 98.9% 92.6% -6.3%

Hawaii

93.2% 89.1% -4.1% 99.1% 97.6% -1.5% 99.6% 99.0% -0.6%

Idaho

93.8% 94.7% 0.9% 97.2% 95.2% -2.0% 95.6% 94.4% -1.2%

Illinois

90.5% 88.6% -1.9% 99.6% 99.3% -0.3% 99.7% 99.5% -0.2%

Indiana

92.0% 91.0% -1.0% 96.5% 95.0% -1.5% 98.5% 95.9% -2.6%

Iowa

96.7% 97.2% 0.5% 97.4% 97.8% 0.4% 98.4% 98.6% 0.2%

Kansas

95.6% 93.1% -2.5% 98.4% 97.1% -1.3% 99.3% 98.5% -0.8%

Kentucky

90.7% 88.9% -1.8% 97.0% 97.0% 0.0% 97.8% 98.2% 0.4%

Louisiana

88.0% 84.5% -3.5% 97.0% 96.9% -0.1% 97.9% 97.7% -0.2%

Maine

90.4% 93.5% 3.1% 95.0% 98.5% 3.5% 93.9% 99.0% 5.1%

Maryland

92.4% 89.9% -2.5% 98.1% 90.9% -7.2% 98.3% 94.1% -4.2%

Massachusetts

92.0% 92.6% 0.6% 98.4% 96.5% -1.9% 98.7% 97.4% -1.3%

Michigan

82.0% 86.6% 4.6% 95.9% 96.0% 0.1% 96.9% 97.1% 0.2%

Minnesota

91.0% 88.6% -2.4% 98.6% 96.3% -2.3% 99.0% 97.3% -1.7%

Mississippi

89.5% 88.9% -0.6% 96.7% 96.0% -0.7% 96.9% 96.7% -0.2%

Missouri

93.3% 90.2% -3.1% 97.4% 96.7% -0.7% 97.7% 96.6% -1.1%

Montana

95.7% 91.9% -3.8% 98.0% 97.4% -0.6% 99.1% 98.1% -1.0%

Nebraska

97.4% 96.1% -1.3% 98.9% 97.0% -1.9% 99.6% 99.2% -0.4%

Nevada

93.4% 92.5% -0.9% 95.1% 94.8% -0.3% 96.7% 95.6% -1.1%

New Hampshire

95.0% 94.2% -0.8% 98.0% 97.5% -0.5% 98.6% 97.9% -0.7%

New Jersey

86.1% 83.0% -3.1% 97.8% 97.1% -0.7% 99.3% 98.9% -0.4%

New Mexico

91.3% 88.1% -3.2% 97.2% 97.0% -0.2% 98.0% 97.8% -0.2%

New York

91.5% 90.3% -1.2% 96.4% 95.7% -0.7% 95.9% 96.4% 0.5%

North Carolina

95.4% 91.5% -3.9% 99.1% 98.8% -0.3% 99.1% 99.3% 0.2%

North Dakota

97.9% 93.7% -4.2% 98.9% 97.8% -1.1% 98.8% 98.0% -0.8%

Ohio

92.5% 91.9% -0.6% 96.9% 96.8% -0.1% 98.4% 98.7% 0.3%

Oklahoma

85.8% 83.6% -2.2% 97.9% 98.1% 0.2% 97.1% 98.2% 1.1%

Oregon

90.8% 90.4% -0.4% 96.8% 95.5% -1.3% 97.5% 95.7% -1.8%

Pennsylvania

97.2% 96.8% -0.4% 95.7% 94.9% -0.8% 95.4% 95.7% 0.3%

Rhode Island

94.3% 92.9% -1.4% 97.3% 96.2% -1.1% 97.7% 97.1% -0.6%

South Carolina

77.6% 90.0% 12.4% 96.2% 97.2% 1.0% 96.8% 98.5% 1.7%

South Dakota

98.1% 97.9% -0.2% 94.9% 96.8% 1.9% 94.7% 98.3% 3.6%

Tennessee

90.8% 89.9% -0.9% 97.6% 97.8% 0.2% 98.6% 98.6% 0.0%

Texas

94.3% 93.2% -1.1% 97.5% 98.0% 0.5% 97.8% 98.4% 0.6%

Utah

96.3% 95.7% -0.6% 98.0% 98.2% 0.2% 99.3% 99.0% -0.3%

Vermont

96.7% 94.1% -2.6% 98.9% 98.1% -0.8% 99.4% 98.6% -0.8%

Virginia

89.9% 90.4% 0.5% 97.8% 96.7% -1.1% 98.7% 97.9% -0.8%

Washington

84.8% 83.2% -1.6% 97.2% 98.0% 0.8% 95.8% 99.6% 3.8%

West Virginia

92.8% 93.4% 0.6% 98.3% 98.2% -0.1% 98.7% 98.6% -0.1%

Wisconsin

96.1% 95.8% -0.3% 97.0% 97.0% 0.0% 98.5% 98.1% -0.4%

Wyoming

96.1% 97.0% 0.9% 96.2% 97.8% 1.6% 98.0% 98.5% 0.5%

Puerto Rico

92.9% 82.6% -10.3% 95.7% 92.6% -3.1% 95.7% 93.0% -2.7%

Virgin Islands

61.5% 61.8% 0.3% 90.2% 93.2% 3.0% 91.1% 95.7% 4.6%

Footnotes:

(1) Percentage of establishments reporting employment in the third month of the quarter.
(2) Percentage reported for the United States includes data for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Last Modified Date: August 19, 2020